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pressing click to hear : pressing

Process for exerting pressure on a book being bound in order to flatten the signatures and make them more compact.
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See pressing in : french | spanish
standing press base pressing board platen handwheel central screw upright

standing press click to hear : standing press

Hand-operated machine for pressing books during the binding process.

base click to hear : base

pressing board click to hear : pressing board

Small board made of wood or stiff board and used to separate books, protect them and prevent warping.

platen click to hear : platen

Heavy adjustable plate used to exert pressure on one or more books.

handwheel click to hear : handwheel

Wheel-shaped part that pivots around a central screw to move the platen.

central screw click to hear : central screw

upright click to hear : upright